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Fishing landscape scene
By René Genis
Located in Berlin, MD
Rene Genis (French 1922-2004) Landscape. Wonderful fishing scene, likely southeast Asia. Genis grew up in Vietnam of French parents and returned to the area throughout his career. ...
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Mid-20th Century Post-War Landscape Prints

Materials

Lithograph

Mid Century Fishing Boats Landscape
Located in Soquel, CA
Vibrant watercolor of three fishing boats by Cora Alice Akers Wright (American, 1908-1992). which are anchored in a small body of water. Signed by the artist in the lower-left corner...
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Early 20th Century American Impressionist Landscape Paintings

Materials

Watercolor, Laid Paper

Modernist Landscape with Fishing Boat
By Maurice Freed
Located in Surfside, FL
Genre: Modern Subject: Landscape Medium: Oil Surface: Canvas Country: United States Dimensions: 20 1/4" x 24" x 1" Dimensions w/Frame: 22" x 25 3/4" Maurice Freed (1911‑1981), a na...
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Mid-20th Century Modern Landscape Paintings

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Oil

Large Scale Alaska Fishing Village Landscape
Located in Soquel, CA
Large, compelling and serene landscape oil painting of an Alaskan fishing town by Dan Dunn (American, b. 1957), circa 2000. Signed lower right corner and on verso. Presented in a rus...
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1990s American Impressionist Landscape Paintings

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Linen, Oil

18th century English Antique landscape with men fishing on a river landscape
Located in Woodbury, CT
Exceptional late 18th-century English landscape. Very much in the style of the Dutch 17th-century old masters, this painting has all the quality and delicate brushstrokes of that pe...
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1790s Old Masters Landscape Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Fishing - Impressionist Oil, Landscape by Jean Baptiste Antoine Guillemet
By Jean-Baptiste-Antoine Guillemet
Located in Marlow, Buckinghamshire
A beautiful oil on canvas by French impressionist painter Jean Baptiste Antoine Guillemet. The piece depicts a view of a man fishing in a stream by the coast and woman walking along ...
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1880s Impressionist Landscape Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Early 20th Century Cornish Harbor Fishing Boats Landscape
By Adolph Brougier
Located in Soquel, CA
Important and historical painting titled, "Cornish Harbor With Boats" by Royal Academy of British Artists member Adolph M. Brougier (German, 1870-1926). Brougier exhibited at the 100...
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Early 1900s Impressionist Landscape Paintings

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Canvas, Encaustic, Oil

19th Century Fishing in Scottish Highlands Landscape
Located in Soquel, CA
Beautiful 19th Century oil painting of Scottish loch and fisherman in the style of Alexander Nysmyth (Scottish, 1758 - 1840). Unsigned. Image size: 18"H x 24"W. Condition: Excellent;...
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1850s Realist Landscape Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Impressionistic Landscape Oil Painting by Michael Budden Fishing Hole
By Michael Budden
Located in Chesterfield, NJ
Fishing Hole is an oil painting on canvas that showcases the beautiful light of a summer day during showers. It showcases my favorite place to fish near my home. Painting is 16 x 20 ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Impressionist Landscape Paintings

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Oil

DERICKX Louis. Children fishing in a landscape. Oil on panel.
Located in Paris, FR
Children fishing in a landscape. Original ,title 'Le Vesdre à Chaudfontaine' Oil on mahogany panel. Signed and dated 1876 lower left.
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Late 19th Century Realist Landscape Paintings

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Oil

"Fishing Boats in the Harbor," Cyril Lewis, Seagulls Landscape
Located in Larchmont, NY
Cyril Lewis (British, b. 1903) Fishing Boats in the Harbor Oil on canvas 24 x 30 inches Signed lower right Cyril Lewis studied at the Birmingham College of Arts and Crafts in Englan...
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Mid-20th Century American Impressionist Landscape Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Fishing in Summer - Impressionist landscape oil painting contemporary artwork
By Denis Ribas
Located in London, Chelsea
The original abstract landscape painting by Denis Ribas is painted on canvas using thick textured oil paint. The artwork is signed and ready to be displayed. The bright colour scheme...
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21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Impressionist Landscape Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Fishing Hut
By Ben Fenske
Located in Sag Harbor, NY
Painted en plein-air atop a hill, looking down toward a small dock which protrudes a small fishing hut. Light comes from above and bounces off the angular dock. Ben Fenske (b. 1978...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Impressionist Landscape Paintings

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Linen, Oil

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H 25.5 in. W 31.5 in.
River Fishing
Located in New York, NY
Signed lower right: Miller
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20th Century American Impressionist Landscape Paintings

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Oil

Vintage Impressionist Figurative Landscape Fishing in the Pond Under a Tree
Located in Douglas Manor, NY
4001 Acrylic on board of a bay and his dog fishing
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1960s Landscape Paintings

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Acrylic

Original Antique American Landscape Fishing Delaware River Oil Painting Framed
Located in Buffalo, NY
A lovely scene adeptly painted by listed American artist and illustrator Jan Nosek (1876 - 1966) who was active in the late 19th and early 20th Century. This scene created in the ea...
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1910s American Modern Landscape Paintings

Materials

Oil, Board

A. Kreutzer, 19th Century, Fishing Boats in the Moonlight. Coastal Landscape.
Located in Berlin, DE
A. Kreutzer, 19th century, fishing boats in the moonlight, painting, oil on canvas. Nocturnal coastal landscape. Age-related condition. Frame damaged in places. Dimensions without ...
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19th Century Romantic Landscape Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Fishing in Halong. Limited edition landscape photograph by Alexandre Manuel.
By Alexandre Manuel
Located in New Orleans, LA
Alexandre Manuel Traditional Fishing in Halong Limited edition photograph on Hahnemuhle paper Edition of 15 Hand signed and numbered 20 x 20 inches. 24 x 24 inches framed. ALEXANDR...
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2010s Landscape Photography

Materials

Photographic Paper

RAYMOND HEUDEBERT (1894-1991) FRENCH FAUVIST OIL - FISHING HARBOUR LANDSCAPE
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Artist/ School: Raymond Heudebert (French 1894-1991), signed Raymonde Heudebert (1905-1991) began painting at a very young age and incredibly by the age of 15 began exhibiting at th...
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Mid-20th Century Post-Impressionist Landscape Paintings

Materials

Oil

Fishing Boats at the Wharf - Mid Century Impasto Earthtone Landscape
By Barton
Located in Soquel, CA
Beautiful mid-century textural impasto landscape, in a monochromatic earthtone palette, of fishing boats docked at a wharf by unknown artist Barton, c.1950s. The heavy texture is cre...
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1950s Abstract Impressionist Landscape Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

"Going Fishing"
By Walter Heath Williams
Located in ludlow, GB
One of a pair, the partner piece is listed separately. Beautiful bucolic rural scene by this popular West Country 19th Century artist. Both housed in beautiful restored original g...
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19th Century English School Landscape Paintings

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Oil

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H 12 in. W 10 in. D 2 in.
Pillar Point Fishing Dock, Half Moon Bay - Mid Century Landscape
By William Winthrop Ward
Located in Soquel, CA
Beautifully detailed mid-century coastal landscape of Pillar Point Fishing Dock near Half Moon Bay, California by William Winthrop Ward (American, 1901-1985). Signed lower left: "W. ...
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1940s American Impressionist Landscape Paintings

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Linen, Oil

People Fishing by the River, Shaanxi - Zhang Kechun (Landscape Photography)
By Zhang Kechun
Located in London, GB
People Fishing by the River, Shaanxi - Zhang Kechun (Landscape Photography) Signed and numbered on artist label on reverse of mount Archival pigment print, mounted on aluminium Ava...
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21st Century and Contemporary Landscape Photography

Materials

Archival Pigment

'Gone Light Blue Fishing', Contemporary landscape acrylic painting on canvas
By Michael Taylor
Located in Darlinghurst, NSW
Michael is a South African artist who was born in 1979 and grew up in Johannesburg. He attained his MA in Visual Art in 2006 (Cum Laude) and has been working as a professional artis...
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2010s Landscape Paintings

Materials

Acrylic

Late 19th Century Tahoe Landscape -- Fly Fishing at Cisco Grove
Located in Soquel, CA
Gorgeous Sierra Mountains landscape of fly fishing at Cisco Grove by Pioneer California artist Kate Heath Maher (American, 1859-1946), July 1886. Signed with monogram "KHM" and "Cisc...
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1880s American Impressionist Landscape Paintings

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Linen, Oil

Fishing Line, Horizontal Lake Landscape, Fisherman in Water, Red, Green, Indigo
By KK Kozik
Located in Kent, CT
A tall, fair-haired figure wearing khakis and a brown vest stands knee-deep in inviting, dark indigo blue water while holding a fishing pole, the line extended upward. Teal and green...
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2010s Contemporary Landscape Paintings

Materials

Linen, Oil

Riverside Fishing Camp
By Chuck Fee Wong
Located in Buffalo, NY
A modern impressionist painting by American artist Chuck Fee Wong featuring his signature use of bright colors. This work is a wonderful landscape with an interesting perspective per...
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1950s American Impressionist Landscape Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

English Impressionist beach, shore scene with fishing boats, huts and landscape
By Ivan Taylor
Located in Woodbury, CT
English Impressionist beach, shore scene with fishing boats, huts, and landscape Born in North Staffordshire Ivan showed an early interest in art and in drawing and painting. His i...
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2010s Impressionist Landscape Paintings

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Oil, Board

Antique English Victorian River landscape with cottage, figures on punt fishing.
By Edwin Henry Boddington
Located in Woodbury, CT
Edwin Henry Boddington was a London landscape painter. He was the son of Henry John Boddington, also a well-known artist. Edwin exhibited at the Royal Academy between 1854 - 1866, b...
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1870s Victorian Landscape Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

"A River and Mountain Landscape at Sunset", figures fishing, oil on canvas
Located in Nutfield, Surrey
This is an original unique oil painting by the artist.
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19th Century Victorian Landscape Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Welsh River Landscape at Betws-y Coed with Boys Fishing - British oil painting
Located in London, GB
British Victorian artist George Hickin painted this Welsh rocky river landscape oil painting. Painted in 1849, the location is the river Llugwy at Betws y Coed in Wales. Two young bo...
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19th Century Victorian Landscape Paintings

Materials

Oil

English Impressionist beach, shore scene with fishing boats, huts and landscape
By Ivan Taylor
Located in Woodbury, CT
English Impressionist beach, shore scene with fishing boats, huts and landscape Born in North Staffordshire Ivan showed an early interest in art and in drawing and painting. His in...
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Early 2000s Impressionist Landscape Paintings

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Oil

“Venice Fishing Boats”
Located in Southampton, NY
Oil on artist board painting by the French artist, Jean Corniche. Signed lower right and dated 1945. The painting depicts several fishing boats docked on shore at the end of the day....
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1940s Post-Impressionist Landscape Paintings

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Oil, Fiberboard

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H 16.25 in. W 13 in. D 1.75 in.
Two Boys Fishing
By John Philip Falter
Located in Fort Washington, PA
Medium: Oil on Canvas Signature: Signed on the Stretcher
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20th Century Landscape Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Korcula Fishing Boat
By Marc Dalessio
Located in Sag Harbor, NY
Painted en plein-air in Korcula, Croatia, water reflects onto the bottom of a fishing boat. Nestled up to the shoreline against a row of rocks, Green trees create a horizon beyond th...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Impressionist Landscape Paintings

Materials

Oil, Panel

English Victorian 19thC Antique fishing boats at sea off the coastal landscape.
Located in Woodbury, CT
English Victorian 19thC Antique fishing boats at sea off the coastal landscape. An interesting late Victorian English oil on canvas. Fox was a known marine painter active in and a...
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Early 1900s Victorian Landscape Paintings

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Oil

Fishing Boats, Gloucester
By T.M. Nicholas
Located in Milford, NH
A colorful impressionist harbor scene with fishing boats, Gloucester, MA by American artist T.M. (Thomas Michael) Nicholas (b.1963). T.M. was the son of artist Thomas Nicholas, and a...
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Late 20th Century American Impressionist Landscape Paintings

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Oil, Canvas

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H 38.5 in. W 45 in. D 2.5 in.
Tropical Fishing Boats
Located in Hudson, NY
Beautiful tropical landscape by American artist, Jack DeCoudres Leonard (1904-1980). Tropical Fishing Boats, 1956. Watercolor on illustration board, image measures 22 x 30 inches; 27...
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Mid-20th Century Realist Landscape Paintings

Materials

Watercolor

Fishing in Vejle Fjord - Realist Oil, River Landscape by Peder Monk Monsted
By Peder Mørk Mønsted
Located in Marlow, Buckinghamshire
A charming riverscape oil on canvas by Danish Realist painter Peder Mork Monsted. The painting depicts a beautiful spring landscape on a bright day. A man stands fishing on the bank ...
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1920s Realist Landscape Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

The Fishing Shack, Landscape Watercolor
Located in Soquel, CA
Serene depiction of a cabin in a marsh by Floyd Town (American, 20th c.). Washes of color create an abstracted background for the scene, punctuated with bare trees. A red and orange ...
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Late 20th Century American Impressionist Landscape Drawings and Watercolors

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Watercolor, Laid Paper

English mid century beach and landscape scene, with fishing boats and fishermen
Located in Woodbury, CT
English mid century beach and landscape scene, with fishing boats and fishermen Ernest Wills was an English painter from the 1930-1960 period in England. He lived and painted in and...
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1960s Impressionist Landscape Paintings

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Oil

Fishing Shack, School of Paris Barbizon Oil Painting Night Time Landscape, Horse
By Guy Cambier
Located in Surfside, FL
Guy Cambier Oil Painting (French, 1923-2008), "Cabane du Pêcheur", oil on panel, signed "Guy Cambier" at lower right, inscriptions verso, 23"h x 31.5"w (sight), 33.25"h x 41.75" with...
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Mid-20th Century Modern Landscape Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

19th century Victorian English or Irish fishing boats with landscape at sea
Located in Woodbury, CT
English 19th century Victorian fishing boats with a landscape, off of the coast of the Whitby, Yorkshire UK William P Rogers was an Irish artist who trained at the Royal Dublin Soci...
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1860s Victorian Landscape Paintings

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Oil

Fishing Village, Puttaya, Thailand
Located in San Francisco, CA
This artwork titled "Fishing Village, Puttaya, Thailand" c.1980 is an oil painting with gold addition on canvas by renown Thai artist Kid Kosolawat, 1917-1988. It is signed at the lo...
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Late 20th Century Realist Landscape Paintings

Materials

Oil

James Jahrsdoerfer, "Fishing on Round Lake", Winter Ice Fishing Oil Painting
Located in Saratoga Springs, NY
This piece, "Fishing on Round Lake", is an 11x14 landscape oil painting on canvas by artist James Jahrsdoerfer. Featured is an afternoon view onto a frozen lake in upstate New York w...
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2010s American Realist Landscape Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

"Fishing on the Delaware"
By Joseph Barrett
Located in Lambertville, NJ
Illustrated in "Joseph Barrett, The Prime Years 1970s - 1990s", pg. 31, plate #035. Jim’s of Lambertville is proud to offer this artwork by: Joseph Barrett (1936 – ) Joseph B...
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Late 20th Century American Impressionist Landscape Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Fishing Under the Waterfall
By William (Bill) Medcalf
Located in Fort Washington, PA
Medium: Oil on Illustration Board Dimensions: 30.00" x 40.00" Signature: Signed Lower Right
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20th Century Landscape Paintings

Materials

Oil, Illustration Board

Fishing Off the Pier
By Thomas John Mitchell
Located in Wiscasett, ME
Oil on canvas board, signed lower left. Featuring a group of men fishing off the pier in a harbor, possibly Gloucester. Thomas John Mitchell, born in Rochester, New York in 1875, wa...
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1920s Post-Impressionist Landscape Paintings

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Oil

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H 17.75 in. W 20.75 in. D 1 in.
Night time sea scape with landscape and moonlight, with fishing boats at sea.
Located in Woodbury, CT
Heilmayer was born as the son of the royal court actor and landscape painter Emil Heilmayr. On November 6, 1843, he began his studies at the Royal Academy of Arts in Munich, but brok...
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1870s Victorian Landscape Paintings

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Oil

Ready to go Fishing
By Marion Buricatu
Located in Boston, MA
Artist Commentary: I love green. In this painting, I used green to convey a sense of tranquility, of peace, and of being close to nature. This little green boat with its umbrella is...
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21st Century and Contemporary Impressionist Landscape Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Fishing in the Stream
Located in Belgravia, London, London
Oil on canvas Canvas size: 12 x 16 inches Framed size: 19 x 23.25 inches Signed lower right
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19th Century Landscape Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Fishing in the Rapids
Located in Wiscasett, ME
Oil on canvas, signed and indistinctly dated lower left. Presented in most likely the original frame measuring 28"x 35". Gustaf Fredrik Rydberg was born at Malmö, Sweden. His father...
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Late 19th Century Victorian Landscape Paintings

Materials

Oil

Impressionist Fishing Boat Seascape
Located in Houston, TX
Bright and bold oil painting on canvas board of a shipping boat in front of the dock. This wonderful expressionist painting by Rockport, Massachusetts painter, H. Robert Smith is a g...
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20th Century Impressionist Landscape Paintings

Materials

Oil

Scandinavian Fishing Trollers Marine Seascape
Located in Douglas Manor, NY
5-3451 Scandinavian Fishing Trollers, a 1920's seascape painting ,oil on canvas of set in a vintage wood frame signed lower right.
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1940s Landscape Paintings

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Oil

Fishing on a river in autumn.
Located in New York, NY
Terauchi, Fukutaro. Fishing on a river in autumn. ...
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Early 20th Century Landscape Paintings

Materials

Paper, Watercolor

Fishing Below a Covered Bridge, Vermont
By Eric Sloane
Located in New York, NY
Inscribed lower left: [WEST]FORD BRIDGE / [CA]MBRIDGE VT; signed lower right: SLOANE
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20th Century American Modern Landscape Paintings

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Oil

Fishing Boat on the Dock
Located in Wiscasett, ME
Oil on canvas signed in the lower right. Born in Nevada in September 1874, Hall was a resident of San Francisco by 1889. She studied at the Mark Hopkins Art Institute under Arthur ...
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Early 20th Century American Impressionist Landscape Paintings

Materials

Oil

"Shad Fishing on the Delaware"
By Joseph Barrett
Located in Lambertville, NJ
Illustrated in "Joseph Barrett, The Prime Years 1970s - 1990s", pg. 49, plate #056. Jim’s of Lambertville is proud to offer this artwork by: Joseph Barrett (1936 – ) Joseph B...
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Late 20th Century American Impressionist Landscape Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Old Fishing Boats in Laoshan
By Mian Situ
Located in Pasadena, CA
Provenance Acquired by the gallery directly from the artist Artist Statement "I visited Qingdao City in northeast China in 2019 with a group of artists. Qingdao is also spelled Tsin...
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2010s Realist Landscape Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

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H 28.375 in. W 38.375 in. D 1.35 in.
Fishing Boat, Original oil Painting, Framed
By Karen Darbinyan
Located in Granada Hills, CA
Artist: Karen Darbinyan Work: Original Oil Painting, Handmade Artwork, One of a Kind Medium: Oil on Linen, Year: 2021 Style: Impressionism Subject: Fishing Boat, Size: 29" x 39" x 0...
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2010s Academic Landscape Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

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Fishing Landscape For Sale on 1stDibs

Find the exact fishing landscape you’re shopping for in the variety available on 1stDibs. There are many Impressionist, Post-Impressionist and Old Masters versions of these works for sale. Finding the perfect fishing landscape may mean sifting through those created during different time periods — you can find an early version that dates to the 18th Century and a newer variation that were made as recently as the 21st Century. When looking for the right fishing landscape for your space, you can search on 1stDibs by color — popular works were created in bold and neutral palettes with elements of gray, brown, beige and blue. Creating a fishing landscape has been a part of the legacy of many artists, but those crafted by Vahe Yeremyan, Dan Young, Maria Bertran, Robert Canete and Slim Aarons are consistently popular. Frequently made by artists working in paint, oil paint and fabric, these artworks are unique and have attracted attention over the years. A large fishing landscape can be an attractive addition to some spaces, while smaller examples are available — approximately spanning 0.4 high and 0.1 wide — and may be better suited to a more modest living area.

How Much is a Fishing Landscape?

The price for a fishing landscape in our collection starts at $65 and tops out at $225,000 with the average selling for $2,400.

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